The Tampa Bay Rays played The Texas Rangers on October 4, 2011. The Rays ended their AL wild-card streak, losing 4-3.
The Tampa Bay Rays play the Texas Rangers for Game 2 in Texas! Final score: 6-8 (Texas)
The Rays beat the New York Yankees to clinch a playoff spot in the 2011 playoffs!
by Steve Carney
Rays Starting Lineup
Blue Jays Starting Lineup
NIEMANN ACTIVATED, RHYMES DESIGNATED: Jeff Niemann, making his first start since sufferring a broken fibula against the Blue Jays at Rogers Centre May 14, was activated from the 60-day disabled list prior to the game. To make room for him on the 40-man roster, infielder Will Rhymes was designated for assignment. Rhymes hit .228 with a home run and eight batted in in 47 games with the Rays, but spent a majority of the season with Triple-A Durham.